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News from CBS 9, Washington, D.C. was recorded by the Television Archive, a non-profit archive. Video available as a loan (stream) only.
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Date: 2001-09-11 13:54:32 UTC
Air Time: 2001-09-11 09:54:32 EDT
This movie is part of the collection: September 11 Television Archive
Producer: CBS 9, Washington, D.C.
Production Company: CBS 9, Washington, D.C.
Keywords: Television News; September 11 Terrorist Attacks; 911 Terrorist Attacks
Subject: WHAT THE FUCK!?
HOW THE FUCK DO YOU WATCH THIS SHIT??? WHERE THE FUCK DO I CLICK???? THIS SITE IS RETARDED!
Subject: Local versus National Coverage
I continue to be puzzled by the decision of a large station such as CBS-9 in Washington DC to completely break away from network coverage in an attempt to cover the events of 9/11 locally. While I certainly understand the Pentagon is in DC, I also understand that national networks have much stronger abilites to capture and present major stories to a degree which local stations are unable to do. While I am certain all those in the DC area obtained the news they were looking for on this day, the idea that a General Manager at a local station would believe his coverage should completely eliminate national coverage on a historic news day is questionable judgement at best in my opinion.